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PBS
Aug 21, 2009 5:00pm EDT
fiscal responsibility and addressing key economic challenges facing america's future. >> good evening. i'm martin savidge. >>> scottish officials were already under fire even before they made it official yesterday and allowed a convicted terrorist to fly home to libya to die. the outrage only deepened today after these pictures of libyans celebrating abdel baset al megrahi's release were broadcast around the world. al megrahi, of course, was convicted for the 1988 bombing of pan am 103 over lockerbie scotland. the terror attack killed 270 people. and today, once again, many people were demanding to know just why had he been set free. this matter of justice is once again our "lead focus" tonight. >> reporter: abdel baset al megrahi should not be welcomed back to tripoli, that was the message, the warning to libya from president obama in america. the demand responsible for the deaths of 270 people, the biggest terrorist attack in britain was treated more like a celebrity or royalty changed into a dark suit, he was met off of the plane and then repeatedly hugged by colonel gadhafis own son
ABC
Aug 21, 2009 7:00am EDT
>>> good morning, america. this morning, a brand-new abc news poll show nows more than half of americans approve of president obama's health care plan. is the president about to go into gladiator mode to get it passed? >>> outrage at the heroes welcome the lockerbie bomber receives after his release. we asked, why did great britain do this? >>> storm surge. the latest on the path of the giant hurricane, bill. >>> stalled on the highway. some popular foreign cars are suddenly just shutting down in traffic. an exclusive "gma" investigation. and this morning, a recall. >>> and need more sleep? 70 million of us do. and our team here at abc puts the latest solutions to the and our team here at abc puts the latest solutions to the test. captions paid for by abc, inc. >>> and good morning, america. i'm diane sawyer, here with david muir this morning. robin is away. chris is away this friday, august 21st, 2009. and there's a tsunami of outrage, pours over great britain this morning. >> all of the pictures pouring in. a hero's welcome for the bomber of the lockerbie pan am flight. al
FOX News
Aug 21, 2009 2:00am EDT
, thrill, to be part of the best economic news story in america." that's interesting, because a lot of auto dealers don't share that sentiment. they're out millions waiting for the rebates on cars they have already sold under the program. two are joining me now. matt luzio from flemington, new jersey and job puglisi, part of the samsung auto group that operates more than a dozen dealerships in new jersey. thanks for coming up. you are both out of a lot of money. matt, how much are you waiting for the government to send you? >> close to $600,000. eric: representing how many cars? >> 130. eric: how about you? >> 300,000 dollars and about 150 cars. eric: the program says they're supposed to send you back that money within ten days, right? you have already been paid? >> we have been paid on three cars. >> we have been paid on no cars. eric: a total of three have been paid. are you nervous? >> yes. eric: what are you nervous about? what could possibly go wrong? >> we're nervous that we're sitting on an outlay of cash that's not in our business. it is difficult to manage the business without that
CBS
Aug 21, 2009 4:30am EDT
's in "assignment america" tonight only on the "cbs evening news." you've wanted to quit smoking so many times, but those days came and went, and the cigarettes remained. but today's a new day. and a few simple steps can make a real difference in your next quit... things like starting with a plan to quit smoking... getting support... and talking to your doctor about how prescription treatments can help you. talk to your doctor about prescription treatment options. and make this time, your time. ♪ ♪ i got troubles, oh ♪ but not today ♪ 'cause they're gonna wash away ♪ ♪ they're gonna wash away ♪ ♪ ♪ they're gonna wash away ♪ this old heart ♪ gonna take them away [ quacks ] >>> there's new amazing video of the helicopter landing. it was part of a rescue mission on a remote part of south western utah on tuesday. a hiker fell into a canyon over the weekend and was injured. he was stranded for three days without food or water. the only place for the pilot to land on was that tiny ledge inside that narrow canyon. >> it was an exciting landing because you're looking into so much
FOX News
Aug 21, 2009 9:00am EDT
is this to get done? >> there are lines in the sand, but i really believe america will reach consensus and we will have the insurance reforms that are necessary. we will reform the system and we will have a bill that we can achieve good health care. bill: do you think it can be done by the end of the year? >> i hope so, yes. bill: of will take that as a maybe. thank you. thank you for coming in. megyn: she dominated the women's world championship, dominating by far. then there were questions whether if she was a he. now there are five doctors, several weeks of testing, and an international scandal. our doctor now explains why this is necessary. bill: wasn't there a better story of the day? hundreds of african bees go wild in one woman's yard. are you safe in your backyard? ç>> lots of bees. >> she had bees in her nose, mouth, all over her head and torso. are you receiving a payout from a legal settlement or annuity over 10 or even 20 years? call imperial structured settlements. the experts at imperial can convert your long-term payout into a lump sum of cash today. n diabetics on medicare.
WHUT
Aug 21, 2009 7:00am EDT
future. >> he came home a free man. >> it is absolutely shameful, it is horrible. >> in america, condemnation has been swift. but the u.k. government is treading a more difficult path. while the foreign secretary has criticized out the glop -- al- megrahi's reception, he refused to say whether the scottish justice secretary decision was right. >> obviously the site of a mass murderer getting a hero's welcome in tralee is deeply upsetting, deeply distressing. above all, for the 270 families who grieve every day for the loss of their loved one. but also anyone who's got an ounce of humanity in them. and i think that is the overriding emotion people will be feeling today. >> it has been left to the first minister to defend the decision. he said any pressure for al- megrahi to drop his appeal certainly did not come from his government, since release on compassionate grounds didn't require it. >> we have no interest in mr. al-megrahi dropping his appeal. that was not our motivation. we had no interest. and we made it clear we had no interest in dropping the appeal. that was a decisio
FOX News
Aug 21, 2009 7:00pm EDT
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CNN
Aug 21, 2009 1:00pm EDT
john ashcroft looks back, not in anger, but in awe, in "never again, securing america and restoring justice," ashcroft writes about his role in wake of 9/11 and his defense of the patriot act. >>> and still to come, former vice president cheney's memoirs scheduled for publication in spring of 2011. that should be interesting. he's expected to give detailed accounts on differences with his boss, specifically in their second term. and former defense secretary donald rumsfeld also has a book deal. his book will cover his entire political career. >>> former swimsuit model murdered and mutilated and jammed in a suitcase. the manhunt intensifies for her reality star ex-husband. fancy feast appetizers. simple high quality ingredients like wild alaskan salmon, white meat chicken, or seabass and shrimp in a delicate broth, prepared without by-products or fillers. new fancy feast appetizers. celebrate the moment. >>> unemployment's high and credit is tight. but the fed says recovery is still on the way, and soon. my health is important to me. it's critical that i stick to my medication. i can
CSPAN
Aug 20, 2009 11:00pm EDT
of the national security interests of america right now? >> i would feel more comfortable talking about this but i have more information on their contract. yes, sir. >> the president made a comment about that -- that the republican leadership made the decision -- [laughter] [inaudible] he didn't have a cross word either. i thought he -- >> that's what happens when he stuck with a cross word [laughter] >> it's an easy one to date. [laughter] >> it is thursday, a little tougher puzzle. >> it's august. >> the president said the republican leadership made the decision to oppose him. is this his political analysis or is this what he -- i mean is this like he knows this as a fact? >> i think it's -- i think it is a deducing from comments that he's read -- i think if you read comments in today's paper you might come to that conclusion. >> said he doesn't feel like the republican leadership is stealing from -- he doesn't fairly any more? >> i think there is a difference between some members of the republican party. i did you have seen members the president of dimensions that are -- >> he singled out repub
CNBC
Aug 21, 2009 3:00pm EDT
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FOX News
Aug 21, 2009 12:00am EDT
-- >> the discussion is not over. the debate is not over. sean: watch out, america. democrats will not compromise. they could resort to tricks to ram their health care bill down your throat. new details on david axelrod and the media firms cashing in on the push for nanny state health care. say goodbye to cash for clunkers. >an exclusive report on the terrorists who keep americans hostage. plus, michael steele and much more. "hannity" starts now. americans have united against government-run health care. democrats are scrambling for a second plan. declaring all out war in the senate. harry reid might soon decide to split the health care bill into two parts. one would contain less controversial measures like regulations on insurance companies. this bill would receive at least the 60 votes needed to pass it. the second half of the bill would contain the reckless budget details of the plan and the government auction. with virtually no republican support, democrats might use reconciliation to pass it. they would need only 51 votes to push this through. when asked about the possibility of these measure
WETA
Aug 21, 2009 12:30am EDT
out, as i were? >> well, tavis, if wre going to have ir health care in america and not have single payer, which meanshe gernment does it all, then there has be -- there must be a blic option, which is to say the vernment has to provide a competive altnative private insunce companies anthis talk abouwell, maybe we don't actually ed a public opti, maybe we can get a cole of co-ops to do something is really nonsense if there is to health care, government has to be psent with a publioption so there is genuine competition and the surance companies know they have got toffer fair prices and fair conacts to those who they contract with. frankly i don't think therwill be health care at l unless there is public option and i hope to god that ans there will ba public option. vis: interdependence in part ans having civil dialogue wi our friends and ighbors around thworld. what is yo sense of how these unciviconversations of late have beetaking place around thisontentious issue of health care? >> that is areat way to put , tavis. it is true that we are frids, -- we e used to being rather civil
PBS
Aug 21, 2009 12:00am EDT
at the conditions in that country. just what has america's ally, hamid karzai, accomplished during his five years in office? it's a matter of considerable interest in germany, which has 4,000 troops in afghanistan. is karzai doing a good job? not according to this story by germanese deutsche vella. it's a how they see it report. >> reporter: president hamid karzai's power is still mainly limited to kabul. many afghans are unhappy with his style of government. he's been criticized for handing official positions to powerful ds. the organization transparency international says afghanistan is one of the most corrupt countries in the world. >> translator: the government in kabul is only interested in its own survival, as long as it remains rife with corruption and nepotism instead of concentrating on delivering good leadership, it will only be able to survive with military help eporter: efforts to rebuild the country have made some progress, but more slowly than many had hoped. afghanistan has received billions of euros in aid, including $550 million from including $550 million from but half of afghan
WHUT
Aug 21, 2009 8:30am EDT
, as it were? >> well, tavis, if we're going to have fair health care in america and not have single payer, which means the government does it all, then there has to be -- there must be a public option, which is to say the government has to provide a competitive alternative to private insurance companies and this talk about well, maybe we don't actually need a public option, maybe we can get a couple of co-ops to do something is really nonsense. if there is to be health care, government has to be present with a public option so there is genuine competition and the insurance companies know they have got to offer fair prices and fair contracts to those who they contract with. frankly i don't think there will be health care at all unless there is a public option and i hope to god that means there will be a public option. tavis: interdependence in part means having civil dialogue with our friends and neighbors around the world. what is your sense of how these uncivil conversations of late have been taking place around this contentious issue of health care? >> that is a great way to put it, tav
CBS
Aug 21, 2009 6:30pm EDT
the succeed in business without really charging your customers a dime. steve hartman's "assignment america." captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with katie couric. >> mitchell: good evening, katie is off tonight. a lot of weekend plans are about to be ruined up and down the atlantic coast, all because of a storm that's going to stay hundreds of miles offshore. hurricane bill has been downgraded from a category 4 to a category 2. forecasters expect it to turn northeast and pass between bermuda and the u.s. in the next few days. but a hurricane does not have the to score a direct hit to cause trouble. in this case, flooding, rough waves and rip currents along the east coast could be on the way. here's kelly wallace. >> reporter: for millions of east coast beach goers like these at rockaway beach on the edge of new york city, this is as close as they're going to get to the water this weekend. >> you know about no swimming today, right? >> reporter: swimming banned at beaches along much of the east coast due to hurricane bill's might. >> we're biting our bottom lips and
CSPAN
Aug 21, 2009 7:00am EDT
-span on q&a. >> this fall, and to the home to america's highest court from the grand public places to those only accessible to the nine justices, the supreme court come in the first sunday in october on c-span. >> sporkin -- "washington journal" continues. host: for the rest of the are we have a question for you, will the health care passed this year? let's take a look at what president obama had to say about this yesterday. >> i guarantee you, joe, we're going to get health care reform up. i know there are a lot of people out there who have been hammering and folks in the press are following every little twist and turn of the legislative process. passing a big bill like this is always messi. -- messy. fdr was called a socialist when he passed social security. j.f.k. and lyndon johnson, they were both accused of a government health care when they passed medicare. this is the process we go through, because understandably, the american people have a long tradition of being suspicious of government until the government actually does something that helps them and they do not want anyone messin
FOX News
Aug 21, 2009 6:00am EDT
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MSNBC
Aug 21, 2009 1:00pm EDT
for america: 2008." dan, let's talk about what your poll shows. because the results are not very encouraging. somewhat encouraging on the economy. people are beginning to see the end of the recession, but when it comes to health care and overall approval and how he's handling health care, war you seeing in your poll regarding the president's ratings? >> what we are seeing, andrea, is just this kind of gradual slide down for president obama on how the public perceives his handling of the issue and to some extent, their expectations of what might happen. we asked a broad question, which is, how much confidence do you have in president obama to make the right decisions for the country. that was 60%, not long ago. it's now down to 49%. in terms of what people's expectations are on health care, at the beginning of his presidency, they were pretty substantial, and now they've come down a lot in what people anticipate he may be able to get. the second thing of note that we're seeing is that the debate, obviously, has gotten very intense, but the opponents seem to have more intensity right now than
MSNBC
Aug 21, 2009 5:00pm EDT
and ron reagan of air america radio. let me go to you joan and your thoughts on this. it seems to me you must be somewhat sanguine about reading the other side of the ideological argument has been caught with an insider blowing the whistle as loud as i can imagine the secretary of homeland security himself is saying that in the interests of politics, the people around the table the weekend before the 2004 election were playing politics to get their guy re-elected so they could keep their jobs. >> it's completely believable, and liberals are saying it that summer and they were laughed at, they were mocked. he also admits that they raised the threat level and talked about the great presidency of george bush right after john kerry accepted the nomination in boston that year. so they really did orchestrate -- they used terror to scare people. they used terror to diminish kerry. i remember john kerry had to come out and smack howard dean, who was telling the truth about this that they were politicizing the terror warnings, because he didn't want to be seen as some kind of left wing lunatic. t
CSPAN
Aug 21, 2009 6:00am EDT
america, some places where they don't have as good access to healthcare. so the idea is to identify active hybrids from pbmcs from h1n1-infected individuals and we would select a group of hybrids that could be used in a genetically diverse population as in this population here or anywhere else around the world. so this is just a little bit of work we did in the mouse and we -- the vaccine -- the standard vaccine is given without atovans and they will be used with the swine flu and there are vaccine trials that are planned at this point. but typically the flu virus, as you heard earlier, it's grown in chicken eggs. it's purified, it's chemically activated and that's what's used as a vaccine. there's no stimulating -- nothing added to it. i want to show here -- if i could give one dose -- this is a mouse. if i give one dose of the protein only in a mouse, this is looking at the t cells response here you get a very low t cell response but if i prime with one of these synthetic hybrids i get a much stronger response so these peptides can be used on their own or be used as mod laters to stimula
CNBC
Aug 21, 2009 12:00pm EDT
in two minutes.  >>> some of the most widely clicked stocks on cnbc.com, citigroup, bank of america, ge, aig, ford, citigroup. day two above its 200-day moving average, hasn't been there since september or october of last year. >> to the markets, positive comments from fed chairman bernanke, bigger than expected in jump in homes sales. we should also point out, providing volatility there, but what's going on? what's going to power the markets going forward? joining us in our task force to do, steve staller, and jack brujian. steve, i know you're skeptical of this market, anyway. why do you think we are as resillient this week as we were? >> i think it's a traders' market. this is an opportunity for traders to make some money. for individual investors who have socked it away for retirement, caution is the word. >> so are you taking profits during this rally period? >> well, i don't think it's so much taking profits as that we have been positioned in areas that provide high cash flow, and we're really positioning ourselves to get ahead of the curve in anticipation of impending inflati
WETA
Aug 21, 2009 1:00am EDT
't just walk on a base and say i'm he to hire veterans and vetera can't walk into any corpore america building and say, "hey i'm a veteran,lease hire me." so this is a way for them come together-- on one aord and get to what'usually the last step, which is face to ce meeting. >>e do see a better quality of candidate it seems athe recruit military job fairs. then, i would say than the average job fairhat we go to. justecause the military core values are so tightly inrwoven withhat we have at bank of america. >> my job searchs going real well. they fnd at a table down there... ny defense contractors. beuse i have my license, they said i found a hard to fil position and they're ting to get pa h.r. right now d get hired, so it's ing real well. but to some, have supply cin experice that translates very well into our pply chain environment. contract notiation type "o" experience, corpate security, informion security, business continuityhat disaster management backgund in preparing for things to haen that you can imaginen the banking business translas very well. >> take my cargo to our weite
WETA
Aug 21, 2009 6:00pm EDT
here onbs in america anaround the globe. i am mike embley. comingp later foryou -- security forces in a rock -- khanate protect e country? -- security forces i iraq -- candidate protect the untry? we revis the baltic states that joined nds for freedom 20 years ago. hello to you. it was outrageous, disgusting, said a white house spokesn. presidt oba saidt was jectionable himself. libya mount a warm welcome r the man cnvicted of the lockerbie mbing. terminally ill, aelbaset ali al-megrahi was freed on compassione grounds. the government is rejecting suggestions the real reason s to smooth commerciarelations with libya. christiafrazier reports from troli. >> thiss certainly ho libya wanted this trade -- but how much damage to th celebration of al-megrahi due to the relaonship with the outside world? he was welmed home like a decorated soldier. scottish plaids wehed in jubilaon. today, the goverent kept us away from his family, but we d speak to his brother in law. >> we are saddenedy the agedy of lockerbie and the people who lost their childn. but i assure you -- he is innocent. if yo
NBC
Aug 21, 2009 4:30am EDT
" in america. a police officer's dash cam captured a shocking head-on collision in indiana. it rammed directly into that officer. neither the officer nor that 18-year-old driver was seriously injured. the driver had not been drinking before that crash. >>> a car jacker caused a boat load of trouble in the state of connecticut. the suspect stole a truck towing a 32-foot boat. the pursuit ended when that $175,000 boat toppleded off the trailer and slides along the highway. the driver then stopped and was apprehend apprehended. >>> in florida, a jewelry store employee was ambushed at a gas station. surveillance video shows the 81-year-old at the pump when four masked men pulled up, jumped the man and grabbed a $20,000 bag of jewelry all in 15 seconds. no arrests in this case have been made. >>> a deputy in iowa had a front row view for wild weather there. his dash cam video was rolling when a tornado touched down right in front of him. no one was hurt from that twister but it caused a significant amount of property damage. >>> an illinois woman learned it is bad when anyone drives into your busin
NBC
Aug 21, 2009 12:00pm EDT
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FOX
Aug 21, 2009 5:00am EDT
went to a lot of college campuses bank of america and i have partnered up and were talking to kids about how their of fordham college and we talked a lot here about finding a loan find a way but the common denominator among students that i interviewed who seem to really get it are necessarily students who are getting full scholarships but they're finding it way to circumvent the debt trap because they're talking to mom and dad about money. mom and dad make money does on ago went to college and you can actually find the video clips that bankamerica o t r you see firsthand how students are actually saving and the kinds of conversations they're having with moms and dads. year to date is done about $11 billion in consumer loans part of that is money that is directed toward students in college loans for the market was bankamerica activity the talk about spending the money once we get the money from banks and public lenders and private lenders the fact of the matter raised you have to stretch those dollars so and college. one of the biggest missed is that he can save a college frankly ye
PBS
Aug 21, 2009 5:30pm EDT
warm welcome to bbc news, broadcast to our viewers in pbs in america. coming up later for you -- can at security services protect the country? from the soviet union to the european union. we revisit the baltic states that joined hands for freedom 20 years ago. hello. it was outrageous. disgusting, according to a white house spoke of. highly objectionable according to president obama himself. the man convicted of the lockerbie pam am 103 bombing returned and stirs up strong emotions. abdelbaset ali al-megrahi was freed early from a scottish jail on compassionate grounds. they are denying the real reason was to smooth commercial relations with libya. we have more. >> outrage. a hero's welcome. >> the end of abdelbaset ali al- megrahi's journey, but only the beginning of the row would follow. the reception he received sparked an angry reaction in the united states. the white house said it was sending out the wrong message. >> i think the images that we saw in libya yesterday were outrageous and disgusting. we continue to express our condolences to the families who lost loved ones as a r
ABC
Aug 21, 2009 6:30am EDT
minute as way from "good morning america." friday morning, august 21st. let's go to work right now. the family of a black man who police say was beaten by a group of white men say they will do something. >>> what will the families do after learning the man who killed their son, daughter, husband and fathers is now a free man? >>> and practicing in the heat and the fallout that could happen. all that and more coming up in the next 15 minutes. right now, your forecast with meteorologist susan shrack. >> reporter: thanks a lot. good morning, everyone. we're seeing sun shin across the horizon and a cup of clouds here and there. high, thin ones. relative humidity 82%. the wind is out of the southwest at 6 miles per hour. temperatures across the state in the upper 70s right now. 79 in easton. 83 already in ocean city, maryland. when you see that heat index, yeah, it feels warm out there. feels like we're more like the mid-80s on the eastern shore. feels like we're already in the 90s on ocean city. we have a mix of sun and clouds throughout the daytime hours. also, we're seeing shower a
ABC
Aug 21, 2009 5:30pm EDT
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WHUT
Aug 21, 2009 6:00pm EDT
efficient rather than making it smaller. i have one of the most important broadcasters in america. we are going to come back and have a striking conversation. >> "white house chronicle" is curtis in collaboration with whutt, howard university television. now, the program hosts, nationally syndicated columnist llewellyn king, and co-host, linda gasparello. >> hello again, and thank you for coming along. i promised you one of the people i admire in washington journalism, and here he is -- bob scranton. you probably remember him from more than 20 years on cnn. -- here he is -- bob franken. his real genius, i think, has been kept from many of you, it is as a writer. you can read him now politicsdaily.com. you can look it up on the web. i promise you will be entertained and enlightened. welcome to the show. tell me what it is like to be a television correspondent. it is thought of as a glamorous thing. is it glamorous? >> i think you could take one look at me and see just how unglamorous it is. is actually quite a bit of tedium. i think most people forget television. the job of journalism
WHUT
Aug 21, 2009 6:30pm EDT
caution. very warm welcome to "bbc world news," broadcast here on pbs in america and around the globe. i am mike embley. coming up later for you -- security forces in a rock -- khanate protect the country? -- security forces in iraq -- candidate protect the country? we revisit the baltic states that joined hands for freedom 20 years ago. hello to you. it was outrageous, disgusting, said a white house spokesman. president obama said it was objectionable himself. libya mounted a warm welcome for the man convicted of the lockerbie bombing. terminally ill, abdelbaset ali al-megrahi was freed on compassionate grounds. the government is rejecting suggestions the real reason was to smooth commercial relations with libya. christian frazier reports from tripoli. >> this is certainly how libya wanted this trade -- but how much damage to this celebration of al-megrahi due to the relationship with the outside world? he was welcomed home like a decorated soldier. scottish plaids weighed in jubilation. today, the government kept us away from his family, but we did speak to his brother in law. >> we ar
CBS
Aug 21, 2009 12:00pm EDT
of north america until we think of atlantic canada and the timing of that would be toward the end of the weekend. how's bill going to impact us? mainly in the form of our local beach goers to ocean city. as you possession mentioned rip tides and rough surf a big concern if you are heading to the coast and we will talk about that. i want to show you doppler 9000. as forecasted the thunderstorms are developing. they are moving northeast at 35 miles an hour. thurmont they are affecting you right now. it is north of the border. there's a severe thunderstorm watch for south central pennsylvania and in adams county a severe thunderstorm warning until 12:30. we'll no focus on other areas seeing the thunderstorms developing and i will have the weekend forecast when i see you next. >> thank you very much. >>> well, stafford county woman is facing a felony county mue th sedor fothe drug overdose of foensay that samant ngcaan stole oxycontin may rln i for. ng a for. during a ne dlgevega hedrug to e y tgahe g 18-year-old jessica lynn ea -y18r-old jessica lynn profi and pr-yit eddi dixtnee .
FOX News
Aug 21, 2009 6:00pm EDT
bin laden warned in a videotape that blood would run through the streets of america, tom ridge claims in a new book that he was pressured to raise the color-code threat level on the eve of the 2004 election, but he refused. he wrote, "there is absolutely no support for that position within our department. i wondered, is this about security or politics?" this was perceived as a move that would help then-president bush. francis townsend flatly deny that. >> not only do not think it played politics, it was never discussed. >> for the region >> there was concern that if intelligent supported raising the threat -- the threat level, it might be to the detriment of president bush because people might perceive it being political. >> rich's language does not appear definitive. the allegations in clear, that donald rahm spelled -- rumsfeld wanted to use the color-coded threats system for political gain. in reference to the advice to americans to cover their homes in saran wrap secured by duct tape in the event of a biochemical attack, former justice department official said -- rich himself cont
MSNBC
Aug 21, 2009 2:00pm EDT
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CSPAN
Aug 21, 2009 6:30pm EDT
relative care. -- i can never by law, order, or he dedict. soon, 20% of america's populace will be over 65. by 2015, there will be 18 million people over 85. one half of them will have some kind of dementia. on the 20% will be fully mobile. at the same time they're growing, the numbers of physicians and train nurses caring is shrinking. the number of primary care doctors being trained is half of what it was a few years ago. the american college of physicians calls our current circumstance a collapse in primary care. only 300 verso geriatricians are trained each year. there is only one for every 8000 people over age 65 and america. why did this happen? how has this happened? policy created this problem. perverse payment incentives have undermined primary-care medicine, have promoted specialization and technology over face-to-face interactions between doctors and patients and families. all insurance systems for medicaid to manage your have undervalued doctors like me for decades now, devalued our time, our cognitive conferencing and consensus building skills, rewarded us only for the wrong
CNN
Aug 21, 2009 6:00am EDT
. i can. i can -- most illegal aliens here in america can. why can't the president of the united states produce a birth certificate. there's not anybody in america that's been born in america that didn't get a birth certificate at obama's age. >> is delay a birther? >> he seems to be a dancing birther. this is not entirely outside of the purview. he's always been a bit wingnutty, especially on issues like this. but what's one the illegal alien comment as well? it seems to be ripping off a lot of the ugliest and craziest stuff out there. tom delay is a major high bipartisan. a lot of the protests we're seeing in exacerbation of the hitler nazi rhetoric. so offensive. delay called the epa the gestapo of government. he's taken it to an art form or national disgrace. he's singing the same tune now on "dancing with the stars". >> you think he can dance, though? not going out in the first round. >> i'll take him out the first round. >> we'll have to see if, you know, during the judging or anything he brings politics in to dancing. >> might creep up. >> we'll see. great to see you as al
FOX News
Aug 21, 2009 1:00am EDT
, visionary ? no, i have them. huh. the new lightweight hp mini netbook with windows and america's largest and most-reliable 3g network built in. only 199.99 with mobile broadband plans from 39.99 i am-- speechless, envious. wanna be me right now. getting one. >> from america's news headquarters. if you have done -- not done it yet, you have until monday to turn in your clunker for cash. they announcing the end of the program. it would give you up to 400 -- 4500 all $4,500 for the cars. out in the atlantic, heard came bill is packing up to 120 miles an hour even as a week into a category three. it is headed to bermuda where it expected to drench the island with iran. it could 33 -- regain category for status by friday. -- four status by friday. you are watching fox news. tried, ca personnel may be called to testify. -- the cia personnel may be called to testify. greta: people in michigan had a different kind of town hall. the topic was gitmo prisoners. they might get them whether they like it or not. the administration has its eyes on a state prison. seeinit is slated to be close. he can s
CBS
Aug 21, 2009 7:00pm EDT
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CNBC
Aug 21, 2009 4:00pm EDT
... and for me, well, it wouldn't be so bad if this breadwinner brought home a little more bread. repower america. i hope our senators are listening. >>> welcome back to "the closing bell." i'm phil lebeau live at a ford dealership in countryside, illinois, where cash for clunkers is rolling into its final weekend with expectations that we'll see strong sales. in fact, today at this ford dealership look behind me. all of these empty spots, they were filled with cars this morning and there's been a steady flow of customers like this gentleman right here checking out vehicles, buying vehicles. and it's been that way at dealerships around the country. as we head into the final weekend of cash for clunkers some things to keep in mind. it will be ending monday night 8:00 eastern time. that's when the federal government says all paperwork from dealerships has to be submitted. they're stopping the program early to ensure adequate funding. 60% of the deals that have already been submitted to the federal government still awaiting review. so cash for clunkers so far has attributed basically 57,000 vehicles
CNBC
Aug 21, 2009 7:00pm EDT
stocks that trade in america. >> okay. new topic. bob, housing data very strong today, what about the housing stocks? is that some place you're willing to go to? they've had tremendous runs, is it all priced in? >> i think most of it is priced in. we still have a way to go. it's exciting to get a good month in existing home sales. to me it's more about this month because really that's april. so now we have a four-month run in upticks in existing home sales. so it tells us maybe we've tested the bottom. but if we're going to really see the turn around in housing, that turn around has to be driven by an uptick in employment. i think we're at least a year away from that. i think there are other great opportunities in the stock market. i'm not sure that i'd be looking for it in housing right now. >> jim lacamp, do you agree with that? if you don't, where would you put your money? >> i do agree with what bob just had. a lot of these sales are foreclosures, short sales of first-time home buyers above the 250,000 that we just looked at that. that market is dead and it's still contracting
CSPAN
Aug 21, 2009 12:00pm EDT
provisions there. [applause] >> and as i said with regard to the war in iraq, i believe america is making a great mistake by becoming the military protector of the whole world. [applause] >> i think we could substantially reduce -- we could substantially reduce military spending. i just sided with the president killing the f-22 a wonderful weapon that was aimed of defeating the soviet union in the war. i will go further -- the fact that the kurds and the arabs in the northern part of iraq are mad at us is no reason to spend an additional tens of billions of dollars to referee that fight and reducing cold war weapons and cutting back -- i don't understand why a wealthy european nation allies have to have military budgets one-quarter of ours as a percentage. why they can't do more themselves. and that would generate enough money. i will say this, if we hadn't gone to the war in iraq, which i thought was a terrible mistake and voted against, we would have had more than enough to pay for healthcare. [applause] >> i was wondering, can you pledge to all of us here tonight that if a new governme
MSNBC
Aug 21, 2009 9:00am EDT
or libya, how long will america continue to be forced or allow itself to subordinate its moral values in the name of energy dependency? >> i hope people will support the agenda for reducing our dependence on foreign oil and doing things here at home so we are not in a position so it's a consideration. and this is an appalling situation here. we had no real voice in here in the legal proceedings. what about compassion for the people that suffered and the families of the people that suffered. it's likely there are political considerations going on behind the scenes, which we'll probably know about or it will be 50 years before we know the truth. you hope that is not true. certainly we saw the president and the secretary of state making it clear the official decision is we disagree with the position. it makes you wonder what might have been going on behind the scenes. >> yeah, and jonathan goes on to say this is saying gadhafi will be coming for u.n. week here in a month. libya is strategically located, and so there is an opportunity to move libya in a more constructive direction. my que
CSPAN
Aug 21, 2009 9:00am EDT
to say a few words about your involvement? for those of you who don't know, phil is the fellow at america's choice and has been involved in the development of standards for a very, very long time. >> it might be interesting to understand how evidence was used to construct the standards in mathematics, at least the ones i know, and it counts for ways in which these standards do look different from typical state standards. in the big picture, tim's warned us that we have a bad habit of having a curriculum that's a mile wide and an inch deep. act's curriculum survey that you heard a little bit about yesterday, was very useful, and i must say, act had more data and evidence that we could use than any other single source. they really do have a research base that's -- that i recommend to any state to use. but there, the college faculty were pretty clear, if you look at what they thought was important, they wanted deeper understanding and more robust proficiency with the fundamental ideas of advanced mathematics. they did not want -- they were clear about this too, coverage of loss of advanced t
FOX News
Aug 21, 2009 11:00am EDT
to central america. the police are saying they believe he could be in canada. jon: thank you. jane: held up at knifepoint. we will show you the tape and tell you about the key evidence that could bring these people to justice. plus, they put their lives on the line for all of us. coming up, an incredible story about disabled veterans and the people showing their appreciation in a very big way. (announcer) transform your water. women who drink crystal light drink 20% more water. crystal light. make a delicious change. gathering dust, as pollen floats through the air. but with the strength of zyrtec ® , the fastest, 24-hour allergy relief, i promise not to wait as long to go for our ride. with zyrtec ® i can love the air ™ . >> i am harris faulkner at the breaking news desk, and what you are looking at now is a suspect giving himself up after spending quite a bit of time on a rooftop in los angeles. he is one of four suspects after a walgreen's in van nuys was knocked off this morning. three suspects got off on the freeway. he was on the roof, talking on a cellular phone. they were not su
CNBC
Aug 21, 2009 5:00pm EDT
leadership obviously of this mark net 2009. karen, you know, you have been a fan of bank of america, preferred as well as common. >> that's right. still remain a fan. >> do you add to your position? i mean, you, yourself, say you have cash on the sidelines you're ready to deploy. you don't want to be not in the market because it is moving higher, but you are skeptical. how do you reconcile that? >> that is the question. do you, then -- nobody -- everybody hates to feel like an idiot when you buy it on the top. when you've been watching, watching, watching, and you finally jump in, and it trades down. however, i do think that for the long term, bankamerica is the place you want to be. it's not hard to see how in the year and a half from now when things seem better and they don't need to write down so much that they'll have a much more normalized earning stream and much more normalized multiple, so short answer is yes. i would buy more. >> will they earn their way out to pay back the t.a.r.p.? something has to give as well, it hasn't yet. the stock is pushing up against the $28, the $
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